Buddhism: A Religion and Philosophical System

6 pages | 1500 words

Buddhism is a religion and philosophical system that teaches that suffering can be ended by renouncing desire. Buddhists follow the Eightfold Path to end suffering and achieve Nirvana. The history of Buddhism began with Siddhartha Gautama, who realized that the key to ending suffering is renunciation of desire. Buddhism then spread throughout India and the world.